This Week's Media Movements
Alison Mitchell has joined Channel 7’s cricket commentary team as a test match caller for the summer coverage of the sport. Alison has over 10 years of experience commentating on the sport at an international level. She has worked for the BBC, Cricket Australia, Channel 9 and the ABC.
Channel 7’s summer cricket coverage will be hosted by Mel McLaughlin and James Brayshaw. Mel is an experienced host and has covered various major sporting events, including the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, FIFA World Cups and Big Bash League cricket. James is currently a radio presenter at Triple M and a former Australian cricketer.
Lorna Gray is the new editor of Cosmopolitan. She was previously the digital managing editor across Bauer Media’s publications, including Cosmopolitan, Harper’s BAZAAR, ELLE, Gourmet Traveller, Now To Love and Homes To Love. Lorna first joined Bauer Media in 2014 as a freelance writer.
Caitlin Nienaber will soon be joining the team at ABC Sydney. She is currently a breakfast presenter at RTR FM and will finish in this role at the end of July. Caitlin started out in the industry by volunteering at 6EBA 95.3, a community radio station in Perth.
Emily Blatchford is now the deputy editor of Kidspot.com.au. She was previously the parenting editor of the website. Prior to joining Kidspot.com.au, Emily was an associate editor at HuffPost Australia, where she oversaw the lifestyle section.
94.9 Power FM Nowra has a new breakfast team with hosts Sam Blacker and Grace Garde. Sam has been with the station for close to two years. Before joining the station, he worked at 96.5 Wave FM and Power FM Ballarat. Grace was previously the drive announcer at 94.9 Power FM.
Laura House has been promoted to editor of Femail at The Daily Mail Australia. She was previously the website’s assistant editor. Laura has been with The Daily Mail since 2015 and has also written about food and lifestyle for The Great Aussie Bite.